Granular is a fast-growing climate tech startup developing a platform to help the electricity system transition towards 24/7 clean energy. You can find out more about the 24/7 energy space in this article.
Our SaaS platform provides portfolio management solutions to electricity companies and suppliers, to help them solve the issue of hourly matching between green generation and consumption, at scale. At its heart, this is a sophisticated optimisation problem matching green energy consumption and production coupled with financial risk management and mitigation.
We are active across Europe and the US and have partnered with Europe’s leading power exchange and grid operators, among others. Following a recent oversubscribed funding round, we are extremely well funded with a long runway.
We are dedicated to fostering diversity and nurturing talent. If you don't possess all the skills listed below but believe you have the qualities we're seeking, we encourage you to reach out. We value diverse perspectives and are committed to building an inclusive team.
You will lead one of the two product teams at Granular Energy. Initially, this will be focused on “customer success” - delivering high quality features for our first set of customers. As the product matures, it is anticipated this team will work on a specific product/business area.
A little more detail on what you will be doing:-
Line manage a remote team of backend and frontend software engineers
Coaching and mentoring the engineers on the team
Provide technical guidance and direction
Hands-on development (c50% of time)
Ensuring that we continue to move fast whilst maintaining technical excellence
Recruitment – identifying and attracting the best developers to Granular Energy
Agreeing product priorities with wider team and evolving product requirements
Assist in the growth of Granular Energy – helping build our processes, team structure and key hires as we continue our growth journey
Our current tech stack
Backend: Python exposing REST and GraphQL APIs
FrontEnd: Migrating to React (from initial Vue POC)
Infrastructure: Kubernetes on Azure, service bus (message broker), blob storage
Proven leadership experience to a team
Pragmatic attitude with a bias to action but with a desire to do things well
Startup (seed/series A/series B) experience – used to wearing many hats and excited at ability to “move the needle”
Strong problem solving skills
Backend software development background (ideally Python)
What we offer
Remote first: WFH or your local co-working space
Quarterly meet-ups: most recently in Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam
30 days holiday minimum plus public holidays
Make your mark on an early-stage climate product in a high-impact space
Physical & mental health: we offer gym subsidies and access to therapy via Spill
Equity: earn equity in a fast-growing company (BSPCE/EMI)
Initial 30 minute screening call
1st interview (with CTO)
Take home assignment
Technical interview (with CTO and senior backend developer)
Final interview to assess mentoring & leadership skills and cultural fit
We are looking for top calibre candidates and pay top of local market rates. As an indication,
France: €80k - €100k
UK: £110k - £140k
Germany: €100k - €120k
Spain: €80k - €100k
Granular is a remote-first organisation and this role is 100% remote with quarterly meet up in Western Europe. Ideally, you are located within 6h from Paris/London by train. We're currently spread across multiple cities in FR, UK, NL, DE and CH.